Debt Free: Where to Start

Before tackling a mountain of debt, there are a few steps you should take. A good place to start is by organizing your debt. To do this, you have to know what debt you currently have. Do you have credit card debt? Student loans? Car loans? A mortgage? Medical bills? Something else? Think about all … [Read more…]

Getting Out of Debt: Part 1

When it comes to getting out of debt, everyone has to start somewhere. For me that meant figuring out exactly how much debt we carried between the two of us. Step 1: Getting to know my finances This step was pretty scary‚ĶI actually had a pretty good idea of the amount of debt my husband … [Read more…]

Welcome to our money blog

Just over a year ago, I completed grad school with a rosy outlook on life and a pushed-to-the-back-of-my-mind heap of student loans. The first 6 months I spent finding myself a big girl job and completely ignoring the loans since technically I didn’t have to start repayment yet. Soon the grace period ended and I … [Read more…]